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CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
sounds too good to be true and in some cases it is. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts with how many cars have overstated mileage estimates. >>> reporter: meet the 5 passenger hybrid. >> reporter: ford's answer to the prius. >> c max and fusion hybrids. both boast 47 miles per gallon but when consumer reports recently tested vehicles it found the c-max actually delivered 37 miles per gallon the fusion 39. >> the cars are not getting the fuel economy you would expect. >> reporter: last month both kia and hyundai admitted they overstated mileage on more than one-third of the vehicles they have sold since last year. john bought his kia based on those estimates. but instead of getting the advertised 21 city and 28 highway he says he is getting an average 16 miles per gallon. >> we decided to try to use it only for freeway driving. >> we have seen a lot of liberties taken in the advertising. >> reporter: a consumer watchdog believes carmakers boost mileage estimates to sell cars. his group is asking car owners to track their own mileage and report if it's not living up to the estimat
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
for. >> -- list who is impossible to shop for. >> cbs 5's reporter julie watts that won't break the bank and won't reveal that you waited until the last minute. >> i always wait. >> as last minute shoppers rush to check off their list it seems everyone has someone who is nearly impossible to shop for. >> my dad. >> my younger daughter. >> because you never know what the hell they want. >> we have come up with a few last minute gift ideas. first up, the aquaponics garden. >> it would be perfect for anybody, whether it was my dad who loves to cook to my little 7-year-old nephew who is obsessed with science. >> a segment on the creator. because the hot item is back ordered, forget about rush deliverly. print the ecard and your gift is ready to go. >> it can charge your phone, light or other gadgets. >> the bio light camp stove gained popularity after hurricane sandy enabling people to charge their phones. great for anyone who lives in earthquake country. it is also back ordered and comes with a digital gift tag for last minute holiday orders. >> finally, a juicer but better. no sug
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
. on the consumerwatch, julie watts says that people who borrowed money from a company called check and go may actually be entitled to thousands of dollars each. julie. >> reporter: that's right. refunds in this $4.3 million settlement are expected to range anywhere from $20 to $4,600 per person. but to qualify, you must have borrowed money from check and go online. now, at a press conference today san francisco city attorney dennis herrera said check and go skirted california law by preying on the most economically vulnerable and charging interest rates as high as 400%. >> they partnered with an out- of-state bank to essentially say that we are no longer subject to the limits of 36% apr that's set in california law so as part of the settlement that we have negotiated with them they have agreed to abide by california's limits. they have discontinued that relationship with the out of state bank. and they also have established this settlement fund. >> reporter: now, to qualify for a refund you must have taken out a four-month installment loan through one of three affiliated websites between november 2006
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
lost 158 points today. its five-day losing streak is the longest since july. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also closed down. >>> police pulled over a bmw for speeding. but before the officer could walk up to write the ticket, the driver floored it and tried to get away. moments later, the bmw slammed into another car a few blocks away from bishop o'dowd high school. cbs 5 reporter da lin tells us an innocent person was killed because of another's recklessness. >> reporter: it started at 98th and bancroft. two chp officers patrolling the streets of oakland pulled over a bmw for speeding. the driver initially stopped but once the officers got out of their car, investigators say the bmw sped away. less than a mile away, the chp says the driver of the silver bmw m6 broadsided a black lincoln on 98th avenue. the impact killed a passenger in the sedan. investigators say the woman was in her early 20s. four other people inside the lincoln suffered from minor to serious injuries. witnesses say the impact could be heard from blocks away. >> a big noise. boom. >> reporter: the chp says after the cra
CW
Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
in july when the governor threatened to close some parks because of a lack of state money. the park's director resigned over that. >>> an arrest in the murder of a south bay millionaire. the court appearance of the suspect in custody. >> and a massive sink hole patched up in the east bay in record time. neighborhood faces an crisis. the qu >> providing less and less to the people that live in the neighborhood. >> another san francisco neighborhood faces an identity crisis. can one street have two many restaurants? charges after running down people near twin peaks in san o. one of the vict >>> a 2003-year-old woman facing felony dui and hit and run charges after running down four people near twin peaks in san francisco. one of the victims later died. the group was walking around 9:00 when they were hit and knocked down the hillside. the female driver was arrested nearby with two male companions. >>> a major break in the murder of a millionaire inside his south bay mansion. a young mother is under arrest. but she's only one part of this murder mystery. >> reporter: 22-year-old raven d
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
audit found more mystery money in the state department of parks and recreation accounts n july reported state parks sitting on nearly $54 million in two special funds. money there as the department began closing parks because of the state budget cuts. well, now, a new audit found $4 million in a fund for donation was no designated purpose. the audit did not address why the money was never reported. >> still to come, online banking comes under attack at several banks. >> last minute shopping could pay off this year, michael finney showing how stores are doing something very different that will save you money. >> and a school principal and two orthodontists team up to put a smile on a south bay boy's face this christmas. the new continues in just one minute. deals and extending shopping hours. macy's department stores opened at 7:00 a.m. and will stay open through sunday night. nick smith is live in with more. hi, nick. >> good evening, you know, the traditional 9-5 changed for most people, but retailers getting on board, by using deep discounts and extended hours to lure customers in. bu
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
for complaining. he's been unemployed since july and says repeatedly being told to call back is from us stating. >> if you don't make it through if you don't contact them they will make the decision based on the information they have which will go prawm bring against you. >>reporter: june and dave are actually calling different phone systems. run by the same state agency. the employment development department. >> the people in government they must be aware of the problem and they appear to be ignoring the problem. >>reporter: they do know. state awed tonight march 2011 first out hin the problems in the unemployment phone system and follow-up audit last month confirmed the issues are very serious. of the 29.7 million calls in which individuals ask to speak with an agent, 24.9 million or 84 percent were unsuccessful. >> i think people have a lot of expectation that i call and someone is there to ns a.well there are finite resources of staff. >>reporter: edd spokesperson says budget limitation and the volume of calls to the unemployment insurance line make it difficult to answer every call.
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
streak is the longest since july. the s&p 500 also closed down. >>> going over the fiscal cliff will have several impacts on your wallet. a 2% payroll tax cut and a series of other temporary tax cuts will expire, along with other credits and deductions. your grocery costs, especially for dairy products, could suddenly skyrocket. federal long-term jobless benefits would expire. but the price of gas could actually go down because of the declining demand. another tax you'll see rise is the estate tax. cbs reporter john blackstone shows us how tumbling off the fiscal cliff could destroy the legacy of a napa valley vineyard. >> reporter: when his great grandfather started farming her in the late 1800s... >> they farmed orchard fruit and cattle. >> reporter: but much of the land he grew up on is gone, sold, to pay estate taxes after his grandfather's death. >> had to sell all of it. >> estate taxes? >> yes. >> reporter: his grandfather died in 1972 when estate taxes were at an all-time high, 77%. >> it was a big tax bill. it was, you know, half a million dollars. we sold off 150 acres. it gave
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
industrial average lost 158 points yesterday, it's five-day losing streak is the longest since july. the nasdaq and s & p 500 also closed down. >>> former president george h.w. bush continues to improve while recovering in the intensive care unit at a houston hospital. a bush family spokesperson says the 88-year-old is in good spirits and his exchanges with doctors and nurses now include singing. a bronchitis-like cough initially sent the 41st president to the hospital on november 23rd. mr. bush was moved to intensive care earlier this week to treat a persistent fever. >>> with the new year just days away, law enforcement is beefing up patrols to combat drunk driving. agencies from every corner -- police agencies from every point of the bay area have dui checkpoints right now and throughout the weekend they'll continue to do so. the drunk driving crackdowns come as state senator jerry hill proposes tougher penalties for repeat offenders. the democrats' plan includes a requirement that repeat offenders have their car fitted with ignition interlock device like you see there. the dev
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
tragedy. >>> good evening merry christmas i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm jana katsuyama, frank and julie have this christmas off. >> we're on storm watch as another storm rolls through the area. we have team coverage of this latest system. bill martin is tracking on storm tracker 2. but we begin with john fowler he's like in palo alto and brings us why people are keeping an eye on a levee. >> reporter: because it's raining. you may see some spots on your lens. let me show you san franciscito bridge. it is much higher than when you last saw it. there's 3,700 sandbags here. state crews brought in 3,500 of these sandbag, built some so called chimneys to protect the levee from erosion from beneath. the idea here is that this is a temporary fix for a 82-year-old problem here. and just a little while ago the officials for the joint powers authority told me that the rain tonight should not be enough to push the creek to the near record flows of two nights and and across the bay we found people enjoying tonight's rain. >> it is, it is. it's going to hopefully bring a lot of freshness, right to the va
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
'm maureen naylor. frank and julie are off tonight. we begin with breaking news out of marin county where two people in the last hour have been rescued from the water near the golden gate bridge. coast guard officials tell us they received a call that two people were struggling in the water in this area. rescue boats raced to the site and just about 30 minutes ago coast guard crews pulled two people from the water. there's no word on the victim's identity or their condition. >>> as law enforcement agencies get ready for beefed up dui patrols around the bay area. a lawmaker is proposing a new bill that toughness drunk driving laws. patti lee joins us with details on that plan. >> reporter: there will be multiple dui checkpoints including here in palo alto which will have a command center set up by 9:00 a.m. these are after a bill passed this afternoon will help stop repeat drunk drivers. >> a drink or two drink for some people you can't drive. >> reporter: we sat in on a mandatory treatment session for men arrested while driving under the influence. some are repeat offenders. >> people are goi
SFGTV2
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
and the superintendent of san francisco unified, just started in the summer of july. prior to that he was the deputy superintendent of innovation and social justice. [applause] next to richard is nancy o'malley, district attorney for alameda county. she was appointed in 2009 and elected in 2010 and has an amazing background dealing dealing with violence against women and domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse and threat management. she's a wonderful addition to our panel so thank you nancy. [applause] next to nancy is tony smith who i loved his biobest of all and started he's an oakland resident and parent of students in oakland public schools. he was -- became the superintendent in 2009. he's a local boy including university of california berkeley background where he was captain of the football team and he did not include this in the biobut i know it and he wrote his under graduate thesis on emily dickon son so he's kind of a renaissance dude and he's 6-foot something. next to him is -- [applause] and next to him is george gaston and elect to the district attorney of the city and county o
FOX
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
state laws about discrimination and bullying passed. two went into effect in july. one those laws provides a paper trail. we sifted through hundreds of federal discrimination compliant and struggled to find any that dealt directly with bullying. the state says you will not find any in its uniform complaint system either. that's because bullying wasn't included. educators still advise people to go to teenagers first. >> this law has the claw that's requires teachers to intervene when they witness act of bullying. >> reporter: for at first time ever, a $400,000 school audit is under way. >> i want to see what's in place. to see if the teachers know what the rules are, know what the laws rin a actually talk to students and parent to see if they understand what their rights are. >> reporter: averagely member who wrote one of the laws, supports the audit. we can't expect them to go away in 100 dayses. people talk to say bullying are truly go away when people are guided by not law but what's right. >> you can't sleep tight bedbugs bite. an investigation shows even the nation's stricte
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
is not the longest since july. the nasdaq lost and the s&p lost 15. >> the dow jones lost 158 eight points, one above longest since the month of july. also, some of these fines are related to and proper mortgage practices improper---mortgage practices. >> jacqueline: even on the river, we ca see some return of precipitation but it is not hitting the ground on the--radar. however, that could change in the next 24 hours. this portion right here will get to the coast. it could take about one hour per going just west of the and this will go right to with the coast. and with drier conditions fortunhayward, redwood city and along the san mateo coast guard and also for the inland valleys with showers in the north bay. rainfall south of the golden gate and as it continues some showers wrapping are browne around withs could be degreasing for the afternoon. here is what we can expect. it decreasing-- clouds however the coast could see one-inch of rainfall in certain areas. as for temperatures? there could be a cold blast of cold air. locally, precipitation at 3,000 ft.. but we could see some light dusting of s
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
him for complaining. he's been unemployed since july saying being told to call back is frustrating. >> if you don't make it through or don't contact them, they'll make the decision based on information they have. which will go against you. >> june and dave are calling different phone systems run by the same agency. the employment development department. >> people in government must ál >> they do know a state audit in march, 2011 first outlined problems in the phone system. and the follow up audit confirmed issues are very serious. of the 29.7 million calls in which individuals asked to speak to an agent, 24.9 million, 84% were unsuccess oofl people have a lot of expectation that's i call and someone is there to answer. well there are finite resources of staff. >> the spokesperson says budget limitations and the volume of calls to the unemployment insurance line make it difficult to answer every call. >> demand is overwhelming. and we're doing our best to try to make information available for customers. >> she has the same advice for people having trouble on the disability insuranc
KICU
Dec 21, 2012 11:30pm PST
of a wet holiday weekend. i am. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a series of winter storms is setting up for a cold and wet holiday weekend. we have team coverage tonight. mark tamayo is tracking the train. ktvu's maureen naylor is at san jose airport we begin with ktvu's amber lee. she tells us about the problems it caused. >> reporter: it is raining right now. we are along 101 tonight. a highway patrol officer took us long as she worked in the rain during one of the busiest periods of the year. >> reporter: sounding her siren she fought traffic to respond to an accident. it involved a motorcycle and a car. one of five crashes they responded to around 6:00 p.m. tonight. officers say they were all weather related. >> reporter: minutes later she spotted the driver of his car speeding past her car, going 80 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone. the officer sited the driver for speeding. >> she was initially in the slow lane and one turn went straight to the fast lane. >> reporter: this time of year people are rushing around trying to get things down for the holid
KICU
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
negotiations failed last july. >> we are gonna strike until they come back to the table to negotiate our contract. >> the california nurse's association organized the one-day picket against sirt health and hca healthcare. nurses say management wants to reduce healthcare benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. the hospitals have hired contract nurses to fill in. >>> a man hit by a flurry of gunfire in oakland has serious injuries following a shootout between people in two vehicles. an assault rifle was left at the scene along with dozens of shell casings. it happened about 11:00 a.m. near mar kus foster school on west street. the school was not in session today. police say the man was dropped off at a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. no arrests have been made. >>> veteran actor jack clugman has died. krugman costarred in the popular tv comedy the odd couple along with tony randell. he was the slob to randell's neat nick. later clogman played a coroner detective. he continued to act on broadway into his 80s. clugman's family announced his death in los angeles today. actor jack clugma
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
decided to adopt from russia. it took nearly 18 months, but last july, the couple was matched with a 15-month-old boy. enen you saw his picture for the first time, what did you think? k i knew that this was the child i was meant to parent. and i took one look at this little ginger boy, and i fell in love with him. >> reporter: the summers began filling their new jersey home with baby clothes, a crib, and even a stroller. they traveled to his orphanage in russia twice to bond with him. >> say, hi, daddy. >> reporter: you've given him a name. >> yes. preston mackey summers. he's a wonderful young boy who needs love and attention. >> reporter: like 1,500 other american families, the summers torry that the law banning opericans from adopting russian thedren could prevent them from bringing a child home. the law is widely seen as retaliation for a new american law banning russians accused of human rights violations from entering the united states. ctimsummers are hoping politics pn't stop them from becoming parents. on your last trip there, that was the last thing you said to him? m> i said
KOFY
Dec 28, 2012 12:00am PST
the state won't come after him for complaining. he's been unemployed since july and says repeatedly being told to call back is from us stating. >> if you don't make it through if you don't contact them they will make the decision based on the information they have which will go prawm bring against you. >>reporter: june and dave are actually calling different phone systems. run by the same state agency. the employment development department. >> the people in government they must be aware of the problem and they appear to be ignoring the problem. >>reporter: they do know. state awed tonight march 2011 first out hin the problems in the unemployment phone system and follow-up audit last month confirmed the issues are very serious. of the 29.7 million calls in which individuals ask to speak with an agent, 24.9 million or 84 percent were unsuccessful. >> i think people have a lot of expectation that i call and someone is there to ns a.well there are finite resources of staff. >>reporter: edd spokesperson says budget limitation and the volume of calls to the unemployment insurance line mak
FOX
Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
area. this is just the beginning of a wet holiday weekend. i am. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a series of winter storms is setting up for a cold and wet holiday weekend. we have team coverage tonight. mark tamayo is tracking the train. ktvu's maureen naylor is at san jose airport we begin with ktvu's amber lee. she tells us about the problems it caused. >> reporter: it is raining right now. we are along 101 tonight. a highway patrol officer took us long as she worked in the rain during one of the busiest periods of the year. >> reporter: sounding her siren she fought traffic to respond to an accident. it involved a motorcycle and a car. one of five crashes they responded to around 6:00 p.m. tonight. officers say they were all weather related. >> reporter: minutes later she spotted the driver of his car speeding past her car, going 80 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone. the officer sited the driver for speeding. >> she was initially in the slow lane and one turn went straight to the fast lane. >> reporter: this time of year people are rushing around
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
in july. >> they have actually given us what they call a last and final. 100 take aways from our current contract. >> the hospital said they hired replacement nurses. >>> government and consumer groups turned down an officer from pg&e connected to the san bruno explosion. pg&e refused to admit any safety breaches because it feared criminal charges. critics say they were afraid it could be used against it. >>> christmas in newton, connecticut is a somber one this year. a memorial has been set up to honor those who died in the massacre. people are visiting newton, connecticut to express their sympathy. >> the holidays, my heart reaches out to the families who lost their children. we have four grandchildren, one 6, and it is such a sorrow. you know, hearts are broken. >> there are reports the town is getting six times its normal volume of mail. the owner of one store said he is taking phone calls offering credit cards to pay for groceries for families. >>> no progress after wrapping up his trip. after talks today with the president the situation was worrying. there was no indication of prog
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 8:00pm PST
the fiscal cliff. the dow lost 158-points,. its current 5-day losing streak is the longest since july. the nasdaq dropped 25- points. and the s-and-p lost 15. welcome back everyone >> the biggest and the bay area sports. the sports figure will leame to ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> jacqueline: we can see the stormtracker 4. it will stay along the coast however with light showers through san francisco. it could have here through the sunset district and over daly city. the bulk of the rainfall will be slowly towards the coast. the satellite and radar showing the core of the storm. it is surrounded by cold air. snowfall through northern california the snowfall totals will also be dropping. this will go towards a southern california. this yellow with the heavier rainfall finally pressing against the coast. and futurecast has been slow to bring it into the bay area. let us take a look. it has b
KRON
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
the fiscal cliff. the dow lost 158 points, it is currently a five day losing streak in its longest since july. the nasdaq reported 25 points. >> banks rack up a record to $10.7 billion in fines in 2012. that includes what the banks paid to u.s. and state of 40's-but it does not include the billions more paid to european regulators. most of the fines were related to improper mortgage practices. >> making interstate phone calls could soon get cheaper. for prison inmates. prison call systems are different than normal pay phones. a typical 50 minute conversation current cost an average of $16. that is largely due to fees that call providers are allowed to charge prisoners in some states. here in new york, where fees are banned, rates can go as low as 5¢ a minute. but in places like colorado, inmates did charge almost 90¢ a minute. the sec is planning to open the public comment about reducing rates nationwide. >> the u.s. population is said to hit 350 million by the new year's day. it has an increase of less than 1 percent since april 2010, which was the last time the population snapshot was tak
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 6:00am PST
by july. >> as the 6:00 hour comes to a close, one last check where the rain is falling. >> heading south around monterey bay. clearing the bay area. as you see over the last few hours, we are just drying out now all around the bay area. san jose, dry, as well. there were some returns 4:00 this morning, but looking pretty good receipt now. just reporting some cloudy conditions. we are still picking up light rain over parts of scotts valley on highway 17. check out gilroy, that's drying out, but some light rain falling over san martin and monterey road. temperatures on the cool side. low 50s. a few upper 40s. >> all right, francis, thank you. and thank you, everyone, for joining us on the abc7 saturday morning news. abc7 news continues at 8:00 a.m. hey, if you have a new tablet computer or smartphone as a gift this holiday season, remember, you can be connected with abc7 news all the time through our app. you can download our hit alarm clock app for your i-phone, android phone or tablet and also the kindl fire. also it's available for all the devices as well as the ipad. download the app f
KICU
Dec 27, 2012 11:30pm PST
while shielding her children. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm ken wayne. we speak to the mother who was struck by gunfire while shielding her children. we speak to eric rasmussen who spoke to the mother. >> reporter: we're talking about a mother who was blocked her twin boys. her actions gave many others the strength to be in church tonight. back in the same room where bullets pierced the wall just days earlier, members of the central evangelistica church say they're not upset. >> reporter: no tienes miedo? >> no, no tengo miedo. >> reporter: in spanish, cardova told us she was not afraid. >> she said i saw the bullet and i threw myself over them so it might hit me and not them. from her hospital bed today, cardova shows us where she was hit. the bullet missing her hurt. in spanish she told us she felt no pain, but felt bad about not being able to be with her children. >> yeah, pretty good mom. >> reporter: she's a pretty good mom? >> yes. >> reporter: today church members attended to show they're support. investigators say they are following leads but made no arr
KICU
Dec 28, 2012 11:30pm PST
and a boy. good eving i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm julie haener. it was not the outcome rescuers were hoping for. eric rasmussen is live with the warning for those in the area. >> reporter: that warning is to be very careful in these conditions. the marin county coroner's office is not identifying these victims until their families are notified. however in the last few minutes i did speak to southern marin fire. it confirms these men and a boy were standing on some rocks when they were swept away by a wave when they were fishing just beyond the golden gate. chopper2 had our first view of the scene as boats with the coast guard responded to a 911 call of two people swept out to sea. but officials later delivered the news no one wanted to hear. >> rescue recovered two bodies one male adult and one child. those suspects were later pronounced deceased. >> reporter: the waves do go real high. >> reporter: rescuers led us down this steep side. >> i don't know if it was the high tide that caused the accident. we're trying to get information out to the public, know your tides, know your limits and g
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: 38-year-old dave heckman is a thrill seeker. in july the half moon bay native completed the first-ever circumnaviation of death valley national park. >> i never thought i would be the first person to do this. it just so happened we did it. >> reporter: the two traveled hundreds of miles on foot for 16 days without any outside assistance in the hottest time of the year and driest place on earth. >> over 120 in some areas and never really get used to that. you know, you just kind of tolerate it. about every 15 or so miles, i knew we would probably need water. and every 25 to 30 miles we would need food because i was planning on doing between 20 to 30 miles a day. >> reporter: in order to be self-sufficient, heckman they carried food and water along the route months in advance tracking the whereabouts of these stations with a gps device. >> at home you have all your devices to contact people and all the comforts of home and really begin to realize that. you don't really need all that stuff. i'm hoping people realize that the desert how great it is and that it is a place to be protect
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
and bouncing checks. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts has new information on the undercover investigation. >> reporter: following our report, ch r and associates shut down prompting former employees to come forward and come clean. tonight they warn wyoming chr is no longer a threat, many gold buyers use similar tactics. >> basically the old gold or silver we say bring it in. >> reporter: one morning he was a guest on a tv show. >> we can get you a check on the spot. >> reporter: the next the checks bounced and this traveling gold buyer was wanted by police. >> it was embarrassing. >> reporter: every. >> reporter: he said the company he worked for didn't tell him the checks were bad until it was too late and he is not alone. >> i feel sick. i have wrote checks for two days, i said, do you realize that that is fraud? >> reporter: like birdsall, she resigned after discovering she had been writing bad checks. they are just two of the dozens of thr employees across the country who came forward to reveal what they say was a culture of deception within one of the nation's largest g
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
streak is the longest since july. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also closed down. >>> we learned late this afternoon an indian woman who was brutally gang-raped and then thrown from a moving bus has died. three days after the attack, the 23-year-old woman was moved to a hospital in singapore in critical condition. six men on a new delhi bus raped and assaulted her for an hour and also beat a man that she was with. the horrific ordeal has galvanized indians there and here in the bay area. this is a vigil this afternoon. indian women have complained of regular harassment and sexual assaults. and protestors say it is time the indian government and indian society stop tolerating violence against women. >>> chicago just hit a grim milestone. 500 murders this year. hours after police announced they were one homicide away from the 500 mark a man was shot in the head outside a convenience store. but this is not the first time the city reached this number. back this 2008, there were 513 killings in chicago. >>> for the second time this month, a new york commuter has been pushed to his death fr
KOFY
Dec 28, 2012 9:00pm PST
mom would watch me basically sleep. >>reporter: she claims her parents david and julie ireland are diagnosed with co-depend disorder but they say their daughter is a good actor saying she's lying and calling her an only child who has been catered to all her life. because she's cut tie was them in a very public way, they now want a refund of the 66,000 dollars they have already paid for her education. her mother says we are not bothering her. we are not a problem. >> i never wanted this to happen. that's the last thing i wanted but i wasn't in control of my life at all any more. i knew that they were holding me back emotionally mentally and professionally and that it got to the point where that was basically my last option. >>reporter: and court mediator recently told the ireland they were the issue here not their daughter. >> just ahead tonight. new hope lawmakers may not lead us over the fiscal cliff after all. come up next president obama draws new line in the sand. his plan for avoiding new year tax hike. >> luxury holiday cruise nightmare. not just happening on 1
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> they stay in my wallet until july. >> reporter: the week between christmas and new years bring in 15% of business. shoppers started -- shops starting sales before christmas to bring in customers. >> we saw a lot of the sales kickoff on christmas eve and they're obviously going on today and through the rest of the week so, we expect a lot of holiday shopping to continue through the weekend. >> reporter: some customers say they wait all the way through the holidays for the post christmas sales. . >> december 26th, we try to make it downtown. we get here about 9:00. >> reporter: while retailers may be depending on the sales, coming up at 6, we'll tell you why some retailers will wind up disappointed with the way the season goes. . >>> at 5:30, we are inching closer to the so-called fiscal cliff. we spoke to congressional staffers today, why they believe politicians will allow the country to go over the cliff before making a deal. >>> officials in newtown, connecticut, plan to use the flowers, letters and other mementos sent by the public as part of the memorial. they will stay up unti
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
shielding her children. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm ken wayne. we speak to the mother who was struck by gunfire while shielding her children. we speak to eric rasmussen who spoke to the mother. >> reporter: we're talking about a mother who was blocked her twin boys. her actions gave many others the strength to be in church tonight. back in the same room where bullets pierced the wall just days earlier, members of the central evangelistica church say they're not upset. >> reporter: no tienes miedo? >> no, no tengo miedo. >> reporter: in spanish, cardova told us she was not afraid. >> she said i saw the bullet and i threw myself over them so it might hit me and not them. from her hospital bed today, cardova shows us where she was hit. the bullet missing her hurt. in spanish she told us she felt no pain, but felt bad about not being able to be with her children. >> yeah, pretty good mom. >> reporter: she's a pretty good mom? >> yes. >> reporter: today church members attended to show they're support. investigators say they are following leads but made no arrests. >>> coming u
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 10:00pm PST
for a man and a boy. good eving i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm julie haener. it was not the outcome rescuers were hoping for. eric rasmussen is live with the warning for those in the area. >> reporter: that warning is to be very careful in these conditions. the marin county coroner's office is not identifying these victims until their families are notified. however in the last few minutes i did speak to southern marin fire. it confirms these men and a boy were standing on some rocks when they were swept away by a wave when they were fishing just beyond the golden gate. chopper2 had our first view of the scene as boats with the coast guard responded to a 911 call of two people swept out to sea. but officials later delivered the news no one wanted to hear. >> rescue recovered two bodies one male adult and one child. those suspects were later pronounced deceased. >> reporter: the waves do go real high. >> reporter: rescuers led us down this steep side. >> i don't know if it was the high tide that caused the accident. we're trying to get information out to the public, know your tides, know your limit
FOX
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
in mexico. she adjacent got married in july. >> a woman was hit and killed by her own truck. the 60-year-old died yesterday on wilbur avenue. she had been working underneath a large truck, police say at some point her truck slipped in to gear and rolled her or pinning her underneath. firefighters say she was eventually pulled out but died at the scene. >> today is the last day drivers can park for free in oakland. the city has been offering free parking every saturday since thanksgiving. the goal was to boost the city's small businesses by letting shoppers park for free. there will be no charge to park at all city run meter spaces in four city owned garages. driver also get free parking for two hours. >>> and the first sunday of the new year marked a new era in san francisco. no more free parking there. all meters in the city will be enforce from noon until six. the city said paid parking is necessary because commercial districts are now just as busy on sundays as on saturdays. meters in tourist areas already charge seven days a week. >> tonight the wariers play their final game of the
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
that was paying attention. someone else noticed hrbor side, too. the federal government. this past july u.s. attorney melinda hague filed forfeiture action against them. that means that the buildings could be seized dispensary shut down. it's all part of ongoing federal crackdown on pot in california. >> one of the reasons we are making these announcements today to try to put to rest the notion that large marijuana businesses can shelter themselves under state law and operate without fear of federal enforcement. >> henry, the lead attorney for harbor side, says in the past year hundreds of california dispensaries have been shut down. >> up until now every time the federal government has attempted to close down a dispensary through forfeiture action they have closed their doors and moved on. i suspect that that's what they thought was going to happen with harbor side but they got a big surprise. >> shortly after they received the notice, harbor side announced they would contest the case. and in october they received an unlikely ally, the city of oakland. city own barbara parker filed sui
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
that came within my parameter. >> reporter: in july 1991 president george h.w. bush awarded schwarzkopf the presidential medal of freedom and last night the former president who is struggling with his own health crisis issued a statement saying "shwords cop of epitomized the duty service, country creed that has dchbed our freedom." schwarzkopf knew the value of peace, and the price of confrontation. >> the more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war. >> reporter: general norman schwarzkopf was 78 years old. for "cbs this morning," bob orr in washington. >> schwarzkopf's former boss is likely to be hospitalized for a while according to the top aide. the 41st president is in intensive care at houston's methodist hospital being treated for a persistent fever. this morning his condition remains guarded but mr. bush's chief of staff, jean becker says we should "put the harpz back in the closet" meaning he's sick but not that sick. >>> the powerful winter storm that caused trouble across the country is finally moving out, left parts of western new york and pennsyl
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
weeks. we will look at where we stand with rain, since july 1st when the rainfall calendar starts. santa rosa over 22-inches, san jose at 7 inches, look at santa rosa. 174% of average and by tomorrow we could be tracking just a few more rain shower, nothing major but still we could track a few rain drops for friday. right now mostly cloudy, fairfield 39 degrees, oakland mid40s and san jose currently in about 43 degrees. forecast for today is this. more cloud cover this morning, upper 30s, upper 40s and in to the afternoon sykes partly cloudy. here is the overall weather pattern. a big batch of high clouds but no rain associated with that. we will be dry for today. there is a weather system developing off shore. that will be the source of more cloud cover for friday. we re-enter deuce the chance of showers by friday evening lasting into saturday morning. the early morning hours of saturday. here is the updated forecast model. this came in about half an our ago, 45 minutes, lue see more cloud cover for friday. rainfall still off shore, 10:00 tomorrow morning. spotty drizzle by this time fr
KRON
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
and applause) the happiest day of my life was july 1, 1989. that is when i got married to my wife tina. i want to thank you. she is a soldier. a warrior, my soul mate. my family, my mom and dad and my daughters you cannot get through something like this without someone as strong as loving as your family. i think you tina. the guys that came to see me. she never left my side. except to go home and do laundry. we were there 25 days you got me through and i thank you. circumstances they do not make you. i talked about that a long time ago. >> the indianapolis colts coach choke pagno to work after a life-threatening leukemia. after radiation he is 99 percent recovered. he has returned to coach the colts. we human find out where yields appear in about correcting memory ago, to net, you, people talking crazy is christmas eve last sunday i have to work on christmas eve is exactly what i told them i am working on christmas eve i understand apologize to know that is what ever is to review a the all crab what it ought to do what what people lows and it buys and look like this comes down below button via
KRON
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
: spengler's criminal past dates back to july, 1980, the death of his grandmother. >> spengler lived alone at this house for over 40 years. she was found dead at the floor of the dwelling by her grandson, william spengler, who lives next door. spengler discovered the body at 12:45 p.m. police say mrs. spengler was beaten with some type of blunt instrument. >> reporter: that brunt instrument was a hammer. he'd of manslaught. he remained in prison until 1988. spengler's mother had recently passed away but that fact alone hardly begins to offer answers. >> we don't have an exact reason why but looking at the history, obviously this is an individual that has a lot of problems to kill his grandmother some 30-odd years ago. >> and we're learning more about the firefighters who were killed yesterday. one of them, michael chiaperini named firefighter of the year in his department. he was helping those affected by hurricane sandy. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut are trying to find joy this christmas on the heels of that massive shooting that happened at sandy hook elementary school where a gu
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